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Locarno vs Sagres, Algarve Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Locarno, Switzerland and Sagres, Algarve, Portugal is approximately 1,790 km or 1,112 mi.
  • To reach Locarno in this distance one would set out from Sagres, Algarve bearing 49.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Locarno bearing 61.6° or ENE .
  • Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) whereas Sagres, Algarve has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome whereas Sagres, Algarve is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.7 °C (6.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13 °C (23.4°F) more in Locarno. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1423 mm (56 in) more which is equivalent to 1423 l/m² (34.92 US gal/ft²) or 14,230,000 l/ha (1,521,281 US gal/ac) more. About 4 2/5 as much.
  • There are 610 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Locarno. In whichever way circa 1h 39' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.2° lower in Locarno than in Sagres, Algarve.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.2°C (12.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Locarno relative to Sagres, Algarve. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sagres, Algarve vs Locarno.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -6 (-10) -8 (-14) -10 (-17) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -7 (-13) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) +16 (+1) +32 (+1) +115 (+5) +192 (+8) +193 (+8) +205 (+8) +224 (+9) +181 (+7) +139 (+5) +92 (+4) +41 (+2) +1423 (+56)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 46' -0h 50' -0h 36' -1h 36' -2h 44' -2h 12' -1h 48' -2h 07' -1h 46' -2h 05' -1h 44' -1h 40'   -1h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 53' -0h 32' -0h 05' +0h 22' +0h 47' +1h 00' +0h 54' +0h 32' +0h 05' -0h 22' -0h 47' -1h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.1 -9.1 -9.2 -9.1 -9.1 -9.1 -9.2 -9.1 -9.1 -9.1 -9.2 -9.2   -9.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -19 -21 -20 -17 -21 -23 -22 -17 -13 -14 -14   -18
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.2 (-22) -11.7 (-21) -10.1 (-18) -7.2 (-13) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1.5 (-3) -2.7 (-5) -3.9 (-7) -7.9 (-14) -10.4 (-19) -11.6 (-21) -7.2 (-13)

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